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with us because of george bush and dick cheney, yeah, he certainly had all the signals crossed of the fact that he was carrying out criminal regulations of the cia interrogators who kept us safe in the days after 9/11. this is such a confusing message. fueled with benjamin netanyahu. -- feud with benjamin netanyahu. goes part to the lawsuit of the middle east. killing top al qaeda leaders he has done a good job. again, he goes half way and then he undoes it and al qaeda is stronger now in many ways than it was on 9/11 because it's metastasized. >> laura: come on biden said al qaeda is disseminated. they are on the run. they are running towards us that's the problem. >> absolutely. >> laura: last night we had a former dhs and cia official chad suite on the show. he remarked it was unusual for the government and he wasn't very happy about it. unusual for the government to release so many specifics about the type of threat. now, people are pressing for info for sure. but he was worried that you cut off perhaps sources and other avenues of information when people suddenly okay, zawahiri knows
that are now called for games to be boycotted n san francisco, abc 7 news. >> former president george w. bush expected to be released from the hospital after undergoing a heart procedure, doctors discovered a blockage and today, insert aid stent to open it. the 67-year-old expected to resume normal activities on thursday. carolyn johnson is here with more on the type of procedure. here is a look at the human heart. the reason people typically get a stent is because plaque build up that is formed by ldl cholesterol in the blood that can accumulate over time with no symptoms. in the type of procedure+dv the stent is inserted into an artery to clear the blockage open it, helping blood flow unobstructed. the representatives say his prob jemz -- problems showed up during a stress test. but stress tests not usually routine in patients with no symptoms. raising questions about possible overtreatment of people start to expect stress tests. >> a concern is that some high end clinics starting to do stress tests without then you find something. >> there are warning signs. they can be subtle. talk to yo
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regarding our 43rd president, george w. bush is in good health and good condition tonight following heart surgery, angioplasty, the insertion of a stint into his heart to alleviate a dangerous blockage there. the former president's prognosis is reportedly good. he, of course, is it famously fit and physically active. we, of course, wish mr. bush a full and speedy recovery. we wish all the best to his family. as we got that news today about that health development for him, coincidentally one particular part of the legacy of the bush presidency loomed very large over today's news. and that story is next. >>> if you look at president obama's schedule any day of the week or month or year, this is usually the first thing you see on that schedule. the president and vice president received the presidential daily briefing. the first thing in the morning, it happens day after day after day after day. it's very consistent. this is pretty much how every day starts for the president of the united states and usually the vice president, too. the presidential daily briefing, the pdb. it's the daily docu
. the president is going off on vacation but the last commander in chief, george w. bush, also took his share of r and r. at this point in george w. bush's presidency, mark knoller with cbs figured this out, george w. bush had spent 367 days at his ranch in texas or at his family's compound in kennebunkport, maine. that, of course, according to mark knoller who says also, that president obama, who doesn't own a vacation home or have a family compound, has only spent 92 days of his presidency on vacation and before he heads out of town he's going to make more news. the president will be holding a news conference at the white house at 3:00 p.m. and, you know, i just got to say, and i always go back, ed rendell, to a maureen dowd column talking about first ladies and who the great first ladies were and how pat nixon was great at making peanut butter and jelly sandwiches that would relax richard nixon and as maureen said and she wasn't being sarcastic or snippy at all, if that put the president's head in a better place, to make decisions regarding china or the economy or -- then that's exactly what th
school of arts n 2010 the school renamed sf school of the arts. >> former president george w bush undergoing heart surgery. >> doctors discovered a blockage in an artery but the former president didn't show symptoms of heart disease. >> abc news has more now from washington, d.c.. >> george w. bush has been a role model of health for someone his age, so it was surprising to hear the 67-year-old had a stent implanted into one artery today. bush's spokesman says he show nod symptoms of heart disease but after a stress test, doctors ordered an angiogram. >> they haven't shared a lot of information. what she the said is that it was picked up on a routine physical examination. that is surprising because they should not involve a stress test. >> the stent is fairly common procedure. >> this is a stent. in the procedure a catheter is inserted into a person's leg. and it has a balloon on there. the balloon opens up that blockage, then, leaving behind this fire stent this, tube. >> since he left the white house bush gecht a low profile but a very active life style. he is an avid golfer, mo
in the hov lane. ♪ undergoing a heart stent procedure. >>> former president george w. bush is expected to be discharged from the hospital tomorrow after undergoing a heart stent procedure. the 67-year-old had surgery in texas after doctors discovered a blocked article during his annual physical. a stent is used to prop open arteries. a spokesman said bush is in high spirit and is eager to return home. >>> all government personnel in yemen have flown out of the country in the fears of a port- a-potty tern terrorist attack. officials say they intercepted a secret message from al- qaida's leader urging mill at that particular times to, quote -- militants to quote, do something. >>> the u.s. solar accused in the fort hood shooting rampage says he did it and he'll prove it. he is representing himself in a court-martial which started today. susan mcginnis says that means his victims will have to answer to him. >> he spoke softly but told jurors i am the shooter. acting as his own attorney, he also called himself an imperfect muslim and apologized for mistakes he made. >> the rounds started h
sent former president george w. bush to the hospital last week for a heart operation from a guy who stays really fit. he bicycles. he exercises. and you might, too. but we want you to know the warning signs. what it means for all of us. "sunday housecall," coming up. >>> the latest on an american missionary in north korea now hospitaled. kenneth bae. north korea's supreme court claims he used his tourism business to form groups to overthrow their government. bae's sister said he's being treated for an enlarged heart now, chronic diabetes and back pain. they're still pleading for his release. >>> an exclusive fox news center interview. arizona senator john mccain weighing in on the president's plan to reform government surveillance programs. the president outlining his proposals on friday, calling for increased transparency and more. here is senator mccain's reaction. >> there's a careful balance here between preserving our assets and capabilities and making sure the american people are convinced that their privacy is not being violated. and it is a careful balance. right now, as i m
it be george bush or president obama-- is what is the fbi doing to prevent the next terrorist attack? >> reporter: mueller was forced to transform the fbi from a criminal investigative agency into a counter-terrorism force. while there have been no major follow-up strikes, there have been domestic attacks-- fort hood in 2009 and the boston marathon bombings in april. despite criticism that the fbi missed some warning signs, mueller said neither incident was preventable. the 2007 russian warning about tamerlan tsarnaev turned up no connections. >> the agent who had that lead did a thorough job in tracking down any information. he went to the college campus, did records checks, and interviewed the parents, and ultimately interviewed the individual. >> reporter: but you're satisfied that the fbi in the boston case before the event did a thorough job? >> yes. >> reporter: mueller also promised that people will be brought to justice for those attacks in benghazi, which killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three others, and mueller expressed personal satisfaction, bob, with the convict
is not cross examining them. >>> former president george w. bush is expected to be released from a dallas hospital this morning. he underwent a procedure to clear a clogged artery yesterday. doctors placed a stent in the artery. they discovered the blockage during his annual physical monday. our chief medical correspondent is with us. explain the procedure, if you would, that the president had. >> over time you can develop plaque in an artery supplying the heart muscle. in a stenting procedure, a tiny catheter is introduced right up to that area of blockage and a balloon is introduced to below up that blockage and then a stent is placed to keep it open. >> is that the only way to treat a blockage? >> no therein lies a huge controversy. you would thing, would you not, if you have a blocked artery the person will do better. but it's not true. the only time stenting has been shown to either prolong life or prevent a heart attack is if a person is having a heart attack or a near heart attack but 80% of people getting this elective procedure don't know that. now, cardi
of a president? that's never happened before. i'm so glad when george w. bush was president we didn't see people with banners with him, hitler mustache and plays on stage in, off-broadway calling for his assassination. no one ever made president -- bill: i'm so glad lincoln was president there wean cartoons portraying him as a april. oh wait they were. it is a joke. you may not like the joke. missouri has a state has right to fire the guy if he doesn't like the joke but the that this affront or racist is patently nonsense. bill: what do you think about all that. >> i think this is actually something, sure we're not call forge a march on washington but it is not funny. this president has received more threats than any president in american history and i think it is interesting that you compare it to abraham lincoln. are you sure you want to do that? i don't think so. this president is hated by many in this country and why would we want to encourage violence toward the presidentany, you don't see the humor in this? >> i don't see the humor. bill: based on that answer. >> certainly not something we
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news regarding our 43rd president, george w. bush is in good health and good condition tonight following heart surgery, angioplasty, the insertion of a stint into his heart to alleviate a dangerous blockage there. the former president's prognosis is reportedly good. he, of course, is it famously fit and fiphysically active. we, of course, wish mr. bush a full and speedy recovery. we wish all the best to his family. as we got that news today about that health development for him, coincidenceally one particular part of the legacy of the bush presidency loomed very large over today's news. and that story is next. d. a quarter million tweeters are tweeting. and 900 million dollars are changing hands online. that's why hp built a new kind of server. one that's 80% smaller. uses 89% less energy. and costs 77% less. it's called hp moonshot. and it's giving the internet the room it needs to grow. this&is gonna be big. hp moonshot. it's time to build a better enterprise. together. [ beeping ] ♪ [ male announcer ] we don't just certify our pre-owned vehicles. we inspect, analyze and r
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. >> and there were some statements released. although i have to say, karen, probably the best one was george w. bush saying our country has come a long way since then, yet our journey of justice is not complete. just to the east of the lincoln memorial where he will speak, there on the national mall, our president, whose story reflects the promise of america will help us more the man who inspired millions to redeem that promise. george w. bush said that. >> he understood statesmanship. what was happening yesterday was an american moment. not a democratic or a republican moment. it was a very important moment in the history of this country to mark it. we know a lot of people who had been there in 1963 will never be there again. what a historic moment to see the people together celebrating progress and looking to the future, and to say, essentially by not showing up, it is not that important, as a moment in american history. >> well, i think they will have a harder time making the sale. karen finney and jonathan capehart, thank you for joining us. >>> coming up, what the fbi thought of the march on wa
that was invited had a scheduling conflict except former president george w. bush. the former president is recovering from a procedure to clear a blocked artery. so organizers invited his brother, former governor jeb bush, who also then declined. house speaker john boehner couldn't attend because he is on a 35-day bus tour for incumbent members. house republican majority member eric cantor declined because he was in north dakota touring agriculture businesses. john mccain also declined because he had public events in arizona. michael steele, the first black republican lieutenant governor of maryland and a national committee chair assessed the situation in the pages of "the washington post." he said it is part of a continuing narrative that the party finds itself in with these big deals from the minorities around the country and how they receive our response to them. in other words, you can't make the sale if you don't show up. joining me now, karen finney, and jonathan capehart. i would say it is a magical moment on the mall, in some ways, disheartening, no leadership from the republica
kidnapper. their details next. >>> when george w. bush went under the knife to clear a heart artery, it shocked many. here's this week's american journey. >> reporter: george w. bush has been regarded by many as the most fit president ever. mountain bikes, swimming, golfing, weight lifting, and laboring on his ranch. he was found in excellent health with no history of diabetes or hypertension and low to very low coronary artery disease risk. so when physicians found a heart blockage and inserted a stent to reopen an artery, some people may have been stunned but not dr. baron lerner. >> i think it is an instructive case that people should go to the doctor and not just assume because they exercise a lot they don't necessarily have a heart problem. >> reporter: he wrote a book called "when illness goes public." when celebrities get ill, this is what happens. public reaction rises sharply. betty ford first disclosed she had breast cancer, the number of screenings rose. when katie couric's husband died of prostate cancer, screenings for that rose too. >> i think it comes out and people p
working in intelligence while serving in the air force. former president george w. bush appointed him as a member of the cia in 2006. his mission was to strengthen information gathering capabilities. hayden oversaw the controversial surveillance of domestic communication carried out without warrants. snowden's case he said is very different from any other information leak in the past. >> it's not a glass of water or a bucket of water or a cup of water. that's bad enough. what snowden revealed is what i call the plumbing. he revealed how it isry acquire information and the sources and the methods we use to go out and get this data for the safety and for the liberty of american citizens. >> snowden first took refuge in hong kong before flying to moscow. he suspects that snowden may have leaked confidential information to officials in china and russia. >> i do know both the chinese and the russian services are sophisticated. and therefore i have every expectation that we will be using all the tools available to them if they thought that in these computers or thumb drives or disks or what
learned former president george w. bush had a surprise heart procedure today. >> alex rodriguez says he's fighting for his life after baseball suspends him for over 200 games. >>> today's eye-opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> i'm fighting for my life. i have to defend myself. if i don't defend myself nobody else will. >> alex rodriguez battles doping rule. >> following his 211 suspension he could be playing the rest of the season. >> rodriguez and 12 other big leaguers were punished following investigation into the performance enhancing drugs. >>> president george w. bush had a stint to open blockage in his heart. >> pennsylvania man fired up to 10 shots at a town hall meeting killing three people. >> spectaculared gunman tackled by someone at the meeting. he's now in police custody. >> u.s. state department ordered the evacuation of all nonmerge government workers from yemen due to threats. >> intercepted electronic communication prompted closure of nearly two dozen diplomatic posts. >> the message from al zawahiri said do something, do it big. >> trial for ft. hood shooter major ha
of photographs taken over four weekends in 1989 when george bush's father was president. 1989. long island. two of the people photographed. the red and mohammad. you remember them a minute. they are photographed over four weekends. they followed them. okay. of the men photographed, there. okay. trained by ali. the guy i told you. the spy. you see the surveillance picture. three of them were convicted eventually in the world trade center. two were convicted in the plot to blow up the bridges and tonal manhattan. one killed the rabbi who was this famous rabbi murdered in midtown marriott hotel in 1990, november, who was the first blood spilled by al qaeda on american soil. and all of them who were trained by ali in a cell funded directly by bin laden. i put it in my first book "thousand years for revenge." it was dominate bid the fly and shake. who was the prince of jihad. when i finish this today. he's going to be -- he's as hot as he's been ever. he's the guy behind -- he inspired the benghazi attack. the hostage incident in algeria in jan. the guy that got morsi elected in egypt of the muslim
. >>> former president george w. bush is recovering at a hospital in dallas. they found an artery blockage. they inserted a stint earlier today. let's talk about it with fox news medical analyst dr. siegel from new york. what happened? >> we heard from his senior spokesperson who said he was going to cooper for his regular physical. he was having no symptoms. the physical in terms of being a former president, as vigorous as he is, includes a stress test. it showed some ekg changes. that led them to do a special cat scan which showed a blockage, then came the angiogram, where they fed a catheter up through an artery in the groin up to the heart to the blocked artery which they then opened. i have the stint here with me. you can see this tiny balloon is dilated, and this stint which i can show you is at the very tip. this is how tiny it is. this is what is left behind in the artery. it should keep the artery open. he will be on blood thinners, they will keep him on a blood thinn thinner, aspirin, and cholesterol lowering drugs. i expect him to recover fully. he is a man as you and i know in
+. >>> tonight, former president george bush is said to be recuperated well after having a stint placed in a blocked artery today. for thor president clinton, who had the same procedure in 2010, reached out to mr. bush today. doctors found the blockage yesterday. former president bush has been known as a fitness buff. he worked out regularly during his two terms in office. dr. sanjay gupta joins me now. so what do we know about this? >> he's 67 years old. we're told this happened on a routine physical exam, so they gave no indication that there was any problems ahead of time. that's an important point, but something during the exam alerted them and it was cause for concern and that led to the placement of that stint. essentially you're trying to unblock an artery. and they put a catheter up into the artery and unblock it sometimes with a balloon. but ultimately you can put this stint in place, you're particular with this, you've seen this. it's sort of more permanent fix and sometimes these stints will release medication, as well. >> i have seen studies that these are kind of -- people
presidential campaign be like? brad bliekl blakely smiling on e right. you worked for president george w. bush. brad, how much does he have to win by in november to potentially send a national message? what do you think? >> if you look at the polls as you suggested, eric, he will win handily because he's delivered. don't forget. new jersey is a blue state. he's a republican governor in a democratic state. he has to face a democratically-controlled senate. look at what he's been able to do showing bi-partisanship, balanced budget, creating jobs, taking on the teachers union. his leadership before, during, and after superstorm sandy, so his leadership is his greatest strength. that's why you see his poll numbers so good even beyond his state, so i think he'll win handily unless something unforeseen happens in november. that sets him up to be certainly the frontrunner as we start talking even now about 20 60s d the presentation rate. >> eric: he's got a feud going on with rand paul and some in the republican party he's alienated. >> the republican party isn't homogeneous. we have a lot of differ
and win the republican nomination was george bush. >> in 2000. >> you you were probably not even out of high school at the time. >> that's very kind. >> so why the continued rush on iowa? >> at least for the republican side, it doesn't predict victory in the white house but there is p.r. value. there is political value. there's some cache there. just ask rick santorum and michele bachmann. and michele bachmann's campaign was flailing until she'll won that straw pole. it can breathe new life into a struggling campaign. now, it's up to them to do with that what they will and make a go of it, but iowa is still important politically and p.r. wise. >> and all the speculation on hillary clinton who came in third in 2008, she has not visited any of these early states. what's going on here? >> a, she doesn't have to because she's a huge, huge front-runner. she hasn't even signalled she's going to do it. but i think it's very interesting. you look at that display of all of those republican leaders and you don't see one of them, as best i can tell, who inspires a lot of confidence they can bec
the mandatory -- think what would happen if bill clinton, george bush or barack obama were caught any of these times under this scenario. we would have three different presidents, 42, 43, 44 would be different. mandatory sentencing, they wouldn't be able to do it. i like the idea. i am still against legalizing the drugs, i think it should be held at the state level. >> well, i was going to ask kimberly, how does that work. what eric holder asks is that the u.s. attorneys take a look at their local area and come back to him with a plan for how you could take a minimum sentencing, maximum sentencing, i'm sorry, or minimum i guess it is minimum, and change it to meet your local needs. how does that work if drugs are illegal federally? >> he is circumventing the federal authority, i don't think that's legal, but that never stopped him before, this is eric holder. he is now the drug czar afternoon sentencing czar. do i believe this is an area that needs improvement? yes, i have seen there's not enough discretion when you have federal guidelines and you're seeing people low level wrapped in
this, 12 years ago, the american president, george bush said, he looked in vladimir putin's soul and deemed him straightforward and honest. >> that's right. >> look at where we are now. obama didn't criticize putin. he criticized him on a comedy show, jay leno. it tells you how far things have come. >> i forgot about the soul comment. perhaps his soul has changed, perry bacon. >>> the headlines for the week, gold did i ta goldie taylor for next week. >> my headline is president obama in for a long, hot summer or should i say summers? i think that what's happening with larry summers as the potential nod for fed chairman is wrong-headed, misguided for any number of reasons. but i think he's close to this president. he's shown quite a bit of loyalty as part of this inner circle and may very well get the nod. that will in fact upset the president's base in ways i don't think we can cal late. >> it sounds like you're a yellen supporter. >> yes, i am. i think this is, as the president said, one of the most important economic decisions he'll make during the duration of his presidency. t
]. >> you know what those people are like. >> what could possibly go wrong in eight years of george bush? >> my producer just coughed up a hairball. >>sorry. >>just be grateful current tv doesn't come in "smell-o-vision" >> oh come on! the sweatshirt is nice and all, but i could use a golden lasso. (vo)only on current tv. cenk off air>>> alright in 15 minutes we're going to do the young turks! i think the number 1 thing than viewers like about the young turks is that were honest. they know that i'm not bsing them for some hidden agenda, actually supporting one party or the other. when the democrats are wrong, they know i'm going to be the first one to call them out. cenk on air>> what's unacceptable is how washington continues to screw the middle class over. cenk off air>>> i don't want the middle class taking the brunt of the spending cuts and all the different programs that wind up hurting the middle class. cenk on air>>> you got to go to the local level, the state level and we have to fight hard to make sure they can't buy our politics anymore. cenk off air>>> and they can question i
insights today. >> thank you. jenna: we'll continue to watch that. former president george w. bush is admitted to a dallas hospital. we'll find out how he is feeling after a heart scare. dr. marc siegel from our fox medical team joins us coming up. ♪ geoff: i'm the kind of guy who doesn't like being sold to. the last thing i want is to feel like someone is giving me a sales pitch, especially when it comes to my investments. you want a broker you can trust. a lot of guys at the other firms seemed more focused on selling than their clients. that's why i stopped working at my old brokerage and became a financial consultant with charles schwab. avo: what kind of financial consultant are you looking for? talk to us today. jenna: all right, the doctor is in. former president george w. bush admitted to a dallas hospital having a stent inserted after doctors found a minor blockage in one ever his arteries. doctors say the former president is doing well and he should be released shortly but it really caught our attention. dr. mark segal has been bike riding with the president. a member of
. there are all kinds of safeguards built into this. i remember george bush, when he talked about this program, when it was first revealed by the new york times. he said, when al qaeda calls somebody in the united states, i want to know who they are calling. that is kind of the underlying philosophy of this program. talking again -- it always intends to spill over into people thinking, maybe we are monitoring the actual content of their conversations, is we are not all stop this metadata. it is effectively the outside of the envelope that is put in your mailbox. it is that information that is on the envelope. and the date stamp in the postage stamp. would you have people believe that metadata has no significant privacy interest? i would rather, if i had a choice -- i hope not to have either of these choices -- of having every phone conversation i have for 30 days listens to, which is impractical, to have a large number of people doing all my metadata collected for 30 days. i would much rather. >> if it was collected by proctor and gamble or colgate, i would be worried. sometimes, we do not thi
. there is an inspector general. all kinds of safeguards. i met with george bush when he talked about this program when it was first revealed by the new york times. when al qaeda calls somebody in the united states, i want to know who they are calling. that is the underlying philosophy of this program. that is the purpose. we are talking again. it tends to spill over into people thinking we are monitoring their content. we are not. these are metadata. it is outside of the envelope that is sent to your mailbox. that information. and the date stamp and the postage. >> jonathan stray, do you think the director painted an accurate picture of the program? >> i think there is a problem with metadata. it is not the content. who you talk to, who do associate with is in many cases more valuable the private information of what you are saying. there is looking at networks of people and communities and looking at their patterns of influence. i think it is metadata -- oversight -- and they have posters on the wall and regulations and agents monitoring it. i suspect there have been strong and good faith efforts to p
. >> a former white house political director under president george w. bush, and maxwell, a democratic strategist and contributor for ebony.com, thank you both for joining us. >> thank you, heather. >> just to summaryize, the idea is to freeze the current undocumented -- in place, give them work permits and perhaps for a better deal under the next president. the move would not be without precedent for this administration. stopped the deportation of hundreds of thousands of undocumented youth through its deferred action program. politically some argue that all president obama needs to implement plan b is proof congress can't get the job done. matt, is this a possibility? and what is the fallout? >> you know, heather, i guess obama would never surprise me by doing something like this with so many other things he's done. he believes in raw president shshl power. i think it would be a massive mistake. i think democratic leadership would be very upset about this. it would be in essence taking this issue out of the hands of the elected officials in congress whose job it is to adjudicate on t
it is a load of horse manure. and former president george w. bush is in the hospital but we have an update. [ male announcer ] research suggests cell health plays a key role throughout our lives. one a day men's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for men's health concerns as we age. it has 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day men's 50+. it has 7 antioxidants to support cell health. a quarter million tweeters is beare tweeting. and 900 million dollars are changing hands online. that's why hp built a new kind of server. one that's 80% smaller. uses 89% less energy. and costs 77% less. it's called hp moonshot. and it's giving the internet the room it needs to grow. this&is gonna be big. hp moonshot. it's time to build a better enterprise. together. . >>> our second story, a manhunt in southern california. murder suspects james lee dimaggio is on the run. an amber alert has been issued for the two children you see here. 16-year-old hannah anderson and her 8-year-old brother ethan. authorities believe that they could be with dimaggio. now, those children's mother, christina an
george w. bush had surgery today after doctors found a blockage in an artery in his heart. that's according to the former president's spokesman, he says doctors discovered the blockage during a routine physical exam yesterday and today they inserted a stint. a piece of wire measure to mesh to keep the arteries open. spokesman says bush 43 should be out of the hospital tomorrow and back to his normal schedule by thursday. doctors tell us the former president has no history of heart trouble and by all accounts he is in excellent shape. few months ago he led his annual bike ride with wounded veterans covering more than 60 miles in three days. trace gallagher is live for us now. what do we know about who performed this stint and what's to come? >> well, it was quickly performed because we spoke to a cardiologist today shep that says couple things going on here one the president likely showed up to his annual exam and there was significant blockage in one his arteries and they felt it needed to be addressed right await a minute they also point out he is the former president and very
dick cheney, george bush, waterboarding, the fbi and others, and the nsa has been unscathed. the only time it has really come up as a matter of debate in the intelligence community was people from the nsa humming forward and saying what a rough time they were having with the fisa court, how hard it was for them to get orders, how hard it was for them to follow up on the information. this is not a rubber stamp. it is constantly scrutinized. it is scrutinized by the house intelligence committee and senate intelligence committee. i realize by going to the american people and saying, congress is taking a look at it, that is not a vote of confidence. people on that committee, and people on the intelligence they take very seriously. mike rogers is conscientious. dutch ruppersberger is as well. the stuff is looked at very carefully. i do not see any significant violation of civil liberties. i do not see any significant -- -- in 2009, balance i, i was at mayor bloomberg's home sunday night in september of 2009, entertained the lord , rupert murdoch was there, all these partial people, and eve
, president george w. bush had made 50 visits to his texas ranch totalling all or part of 323 days. knoller said that he always puts the word "vacation" in quotes because as he said u.s. presidents don't really get to take a vacation. the job comes with them 24/7. well, i'm hoping president obama plays lots of golf in the next couple of days or shoots hoops or whatever else he needs to do to maintain his mental edge. i felt the same way about president george w. bush, and i never begrudged him his time at the ranch. all told he was there during 490 days during his presidency. the health of the country is largely a function of the physical and mental health of its commander in chief. and if blowing off a steam with a couple of bogeys or a beer in the clubhouse keeps him sharper when the red phone rings, we're all better off for it. that's "hardball" for now. thanks for being was. "politicsnation" with al sharpton starts right now. >> thanks, michael, and thanks to you for tuning in. tonight's lead, a big victory for justice and civil rights. today a federal judge ruled that new york's stop a
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